An American militia officer's 'star of stars' waistbelt plate
Lot 5214
An American militia officer's 'star of stars' waistbelt plate
US$ 800 - 1,200
£480 - 710
Auction Details
Lot Details
An American militia officer's 'star of stars' waistbelt plate
circa 1815-30
Rectangular die-struck silver-on-brass plate with finely cast design of spread eagle and stand of arms below the 'star of stars'. Back with applied tongue and belt loop with two iron keepers.
Condition: Retaining 90% plus silver.
See Illustration

Footnotes

  • Note: For an example of this variation see Fig 161, American Military Belt Plates by O'Donnell and Campbell.
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